“Mickey” George W. Tinnon, 70, of Roxana, was born April 3, 1945, and went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, with his family and babies, Raven and Fred, by his side, leaving behind a loving wife of 51 years, Sintha “Berry” Tinnon; a son, Tim and daughter-in-law, Diana Tinnon of Donellson, Ill.; daughter, Lisa (Tinnon) and son-in-law, Scott Dunham of Godfrey; a grandson, Brandon Dunham of Godfrey; stepgrandson, Robert Herrin; and great-grandson, Theodore Herrin of Godfrey.
He is survived by three of his seven brothers, Roy, Ben, and Homer “Baldy’ Tinnon. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Tinnon; mother, Mary Elizabeth (Johnson) Tinnon of Caruthersville, Mo., and four brothers, Jay W., Gene, Carl and Don Tinnon.
Mickey was an avid music lover, singer, songwriter and staff musician for Sun Records in his younger years followed by a trucking career for Orscheln Brothers as a driver and steward for 16 years. He joined Laborers Local No. 42 as a foreman and steward, working on many jobs for 20 years before retirement. He had many nieces, nephews, family and friends he loved with all his heart and will be missed by all.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at Pitchford Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the funeral home. Pastor Art Hooper will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials are suggested to Faith Christian Fellowship in South Roxana and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.